President Bruce Silcott and the officers of the association would like to welcome you to our association. The association was founded in 1874 at Ada, Ohio.

I, Article I of the Constitution and By-Laws of the association states that: 
"The object of this association shall be to create and maintain a brotherly and fraternal feeling by banding together such volunteer, part-paid, paid firefighters as may be carried on the rolls of fire companies or fire departments, to work for the education of its members in the advancement of their chosen duty of firefighting, fire prevention and rescue work; to hold a Conference annually for the promotion of friendship among the members; and to seek protection for fighters and their dependents through adequate legislation." 

Please feel free to e-mail us for information about our association. Members and Associate Members, please feel free to send us information on your department or business or events. We will gladly post them on our site. 

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If you attended the Regional Fire School in March and took the Search & Rescue Class offered by the State Fire Marshal's Office you may or maybe receiving a bill from the SFM Office state for attending. If you do or did, contact Fire School Chairman Dave Miller at (419) 466-2259 or email him at He states that the confusion is due to a new computer system that they are using. The class was offered as free which all our classes are. Sorry for any inconvenience or heart palpitations that you may have had.

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